Gilbert Williams, Sr.
October 10, 2019
Gilbert Williams, Sr., 85, died Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019.
Mr. Williams was born March 11, 1934, to John Burley and Brunetta Williams in Pennsylvania. Raised in Monroe County, Ala. He worked for the U.S. Navy for more than 20 years in Waukegan, Ill. And attended services at Gideon Baptist Church. Upon retirement, he and his family moved to Jonesboro Ga., where he attended Shiloh Baptist Church.
The funeral was held at 1 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 5, at Christian Memorial Funeral Home with Pastor Sydney Grant officiating. Burial followed at Rabb Cemetery in Freemanville with Christian Memorial Funeral Home and Shawn Johnson Funeral Services in Riviera Beach, Fla. Directing.
Mr. Williams is survived by five sons, Gilbert (Tracy) Williams of Chesapeake, Va., Vincent (Angela) Montgomery of Land O' Lakes, Fla., Everett (Lavena) Dale Pendleton and Loyal Lee Pendleton, both of Atlanta, Ga. and Kenneth (Bonnie) James Pendleton of Marietta, Ga.; one daughter, Hazel (Michael) Williams Ulmer; two brothers, David Williams of Riviera Beach and Alex (Mary) O'Neal Williams of Stone Mountain, Ga.; one sister, Voncile McQueen (William) of Cinncinati, Ohio; six grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces and other family members and friends.
Mr. Williams is preceded in death by his wife, Helen Williams; and his parents.